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FAA Information Effective: 12/7/2017

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Mountain Empire Airport

Marion/Wytheville, VA

Phone: 276-783-8805
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:2,558 ft (779.7 m) (Surveyed)
Location:9.00 mi. NE of Marion/Wytheville
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 5252 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.50  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.00  (full serve service)

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Runway 08/26

Dimensions:5252 x 75ft. / 1600.8 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 20000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
082558.2ft. MSL
79° mag
73° true
1.1% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 13 ft Right of center, 21 ft high, 828 ft from end, 29:1 clearance slope
262502.7ft. MSL
259° mag
253° true
1.1% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
LOC/DMERoad, 230 ft Right of center, 9 ft high, 200 ft from end
17' Roadway Clnc Penetrates Apch by 9 Ft. Interstate Tfc Penetrates Into Pri Sfc Previous Markings Showing Through

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Smyth Wythe Airport
  • Maintenance
  • $4.50
  • $4.00
On field: E
UNICOM: 122.7
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N36 53.6917' / W81 20.9967'
Charts:NACO: Cincinnati Sectional
Mag Var:06W (1990)
ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
FSS:Leesburg (DCA)
NOTAM Facility:MKJ
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft3500
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
MIRL Ry 08/26 Preset Low Intst; Actvt Higher Intst - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:16
Multi Engine:1

Airport Activity

GA Local:3,286
GA Itinerant:7,394
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 7/31/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Smyth Wythe Airport CommissionBrian Burkett
8223 Lee Highway8223 Lee Highway
Rural Retreat, VA 24368Rural Retreat, VA 24368
276-783-8805 (Office) 276-783-8805 (Office)